image credit: DHBogucki 2019

Trading safety for a free heart
I married you by commitment
No ink on paper
No government decree
I wanted trust building
Patience perfecting
Will of iron bending from your tears
Shaking in the light of lessons
I could never trust my own desire
Self protection, and the determination to flee from every crime
I have stolen my heart back so many times
Nothing lasted until your healing heart shone its cracks
The beauty of its scarred surface
A map of lines telling the rarest of stories
Strength is built by the toil of forgiveness.

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